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PluginX: Multifunctional PS3 XMB Mods Application is Released


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53w ago - Following up on his previous release, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developers exofreak and Nathan_r32_69 (aka Evilnat) have made available PluginX which is a multifunctional PS3 XMB Mods application with details below.

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To quote: This new app named PluginX allows you to install various plugins, gameboots and XMB mods into your PS3, with the help of a simple ui app.

Features:

  • Custom Gameboots: Replace or add a gameboot to your ps3 with 16 different gameboots.
  • Facebook Plugin: The friends category plugin which integrated facebook into your xmb menu.
  • Internet TV: TV channels plugin which installs over 30 free for all popular web tv apps including bbc itv, youtube, abc video, all into the xmb for ease of access. All the apps you Sony's incorporated adobe flash plugin for fast access.
  • Stealth XMB: Removes (*Install Package Files and app_home) option to make the PS3 look like an OFW system. They can be applied back with the same app.
  • Coldboot installer: This will install any coldboot present in the base of your USB drive.
  • This app simultaneously installs all the afore mentioned plugins, in a simple fashion. So you can change your gameboot, add Internet TV, and apply the Facebook all without ever rebooting the PS3!

Notes:

Dont load the in game XMB while running the app or you will have to hard reset. You can quit via the start button.

While in the app, every option requires a dual button press to apply, for safety reasons.
The Game Data is disguised as the data of Prototype 2, to minutely reduce ban risk for online users.

Credits:

The app was compiled and packaged by the popular developer Nathan_r32_69. He made this app wit an amazing and simple interface for everyone to understand. Thank Nathan, cause he is awesome!

The plugins were created by me (Ahmed Khail aka exofreak) and released individually on the network. I also formated the app and recompiled it for a few options.




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#10 - shadow8517 - 58w ago
paraplegic baby really i find that not so and not very nice, but cool news will be putting this on right now

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#9 - PS3 News - 58w ago
Following up on his previous release, today PlayStation 3 developer exofreak made available a classic (pre-3.00 Firmware) PS3 gameboot and video demo for use on 4.XX consoles with details below.

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To quote: Do you miss the classic game boot that was available on lower (2.80) firmware? Does your life feel empty and void of all meaning right before you launch a game?

Well, game in despair no longer because you can now have the classic spiderman font PLAYSTATION 3 back on all ps3 and all 4.xx firmwares. It is very simple, only 2 steps long. Even a paraplegic baby can do it!

Instructions:

1.) Enable dev_blind with multiman
2.) Copy the selected "custom_render_plugin.rco" and past it in dev_blind/vsh/resource/
3.) Feel the tension as 2 seconds of nostalgia course through you mind!







Notes:

1.) I didn't use rco files from 2.80 instead i made my own with firmware 4.XX in mind.
2.) Should work on all 4.XX firmwares.
3.) The pack contains 3 different folders each with a different game boot.

Update: Also below (download linked above) are some Video Icons / Dynamic game icons (ICON1.PAM) for Selected Titles By Exofreak who states the following:

If you are anything like me you probably love those tiny videos that neatly play on the game icon of your XMB. Unfortunately not many developers make them, probably because they are just lazy. Even first class games like The Last of Us and Bioshock Infinite don't have them. So I decided to make my own. and I did!

Only for my favorite games though. I have also added AT3 files or the background music to suit the video. I have posted my very professionally created videos on this article for all to download and try. I will update constantly if people show their appreciation.

(THIS IS A THE VIDEO THAT PLAYS INSTEAD OF THE GAME ICON IN THE XMB)

Games:

I have made ICON0.PAM only for a few titles which are my favorite, but I am open to suggestions and will take requests if its a cool game.

1. Grand Theft Auto IV (Video And Audio)
2. Bioshock (Audio Only)
3. Bioshock 2 (Video and Audio)
4. Bioshock Infinite (Video and Audio)
5. Prototype 2 (Video and Audio)
6. The Last of Us (Video and Audio)

Upcoming Titles:

Grand Theft Auto Episodes from liberty City
Red Dead Redemption
Dead Rising 2

Instructions:

To apply open the folder (through ftp. multiman, etc) of your game backup or downloaded title and paste files from the corresponding folder into the USRDIR (The folder that has the icon files in it) Boot to XMB.

Development Ramblings:

These tiny videos are extremely hard to create but it gets easier. Many tools are required and a professional PC is required. I on the other hand used a PC with a Pentium 4, Windows XP monster with an amazing 256 MB RAM!. It took me 1-2 hours to make ONE VIDEO!. So you better like my page!. For the videos i used various trailers and compiled them appropriately. Another thing to note the XMB will not slow down neither will your game, this is because Sony cleverly made the PS3 with a separate partition on the cell processor that handles this operation. This and the background music.

Videos Demo:

Prototype 2:




Last of Us:




Bioshock Infinite:




Bioshock 2:




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#8 - exofreak - 58w ago
just signed up on this account, you all can ask and request what ever you need. I am a one man coding machine!

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#7 - seeman - 59w ago
i think i'm putting this in my mod too!

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#6 - RampantBiologic - 59w ago
Very nice!

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